Attorney Profile

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Wayne A. Schaible focuses his trial practice on the representation of seriously injured accident victims and wrongful death claims. He has successfully tried numerous cases in courts throughout the state of Pennsylvania including product liability, medical malpractice, premises liability, dram shop, and general casualty litigation including automobile accidents. He devotes 100% of his practice to litigation.


He has also lectured extensively on a variety of legal topics and serves as a court-appointed Settlement Master for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.


Wayne currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his wife.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation  
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Medical and Legal
  • Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1979
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Education

Temple University Beasely School of Law, J.D. (Cum Laude), 1979 

Honors: 1977 West Publishing Company Hornbook Award for the Highest Cumulative GPA in School of Law


University of Pennsylvania, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, B.A. (Cum Laude), 1975

Honors: Mayor's Scholarship, Budd Company Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship


St. Joseph's Preparatory School, 1972

Honors: Joseph Mattern Honor Society, National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as one of the top personal injury attorneys in the state of Pennsylvania by Law & Politics Magazine and Philadelphia Magazine for the 16th consecutive year in "Super Lawyer" editions, 2004-2019
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell - Current Client/Peer Review Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0
  • Recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers, 2011-2019
  • Awarded the Defense Research Institute Exceptional Performance Citation, 1997

Professional Associations

  • Philadelphia  Association of Defense Counsel - Former President, 1996-1997 
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Settlement Master, 1994 - Present 
  • The National Trial Lawyers 

Past Employment

  • McCann, Schaible & Wall, Founding Partner, 2005-2013 - Presently Of Counsel to the firm 
  • Britt, Hankins, Schaible & Moughan, Founding Partner, 1992-2005
  • Duane, Morris & Heckscher, Partner, 1987-1992
  • Duane, Morris & Heckscher, Associate, 1979-1987 

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, "Advanced Forum on Bad Faith and Punitive Damages," American Conference Institute, The Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco, California, March 22-23, 2001
  • Lecturer, Program 2000, "Update on the Law of Bad Faith," The Hotel Hershey, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, October 13, 2000
  • Lecturer, "What's It Worth? Evaluating Personal Injury Cases," Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Warwick Hotel, April 6, 1999
  • Lecturer, "Evaluation of Personal Injury Cases - What Is It Worth?" Warwick Hotel, December 10, 1996
  • Lecturer, Third Annual Personal Injury Institute, "Limited Tort and the Verbal Threshold," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Convention Center, April 17, 1996
  • Lecturer, Successfully Litigating the Auto Accident Case, "Limited Tort Issues," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Convention Center, February 20, 1996
  • Course Planner, "Update 1996," Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel and Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Doubletree Hotel, January 2, 1996
  • Lecturer, "Trial Evidence Fundamentals and Trial Techniques," Philadelphia Bar Education Foundation, Bar Education Center, December 1, 1995
  • Faculty Member, "Deposition Skills Training Program," Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, October 20, 1995
  • Lecturer, Annual Automobile Law Update, "Limited Tort Issues," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Hotel Atop the Bellevue, October 13, 1995
  • Course Planner, Lecturer and Moderator for "Insurance Fraud Seminar," Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, June 13, 1995
  • Faculty Member, "Compulsory Arbitration 0 to $50,000," Philadelphia Bench Bar Conference, December 2, 1994
  • Faculty Member, "Advanced Ethics Issues of Lawyers and Law Firms," Philadelphia Bar Education Center, April 13, 1994
  • Course Planner and Moderator for "Update 94," Joint Seminar by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, Philadelphia Doubletree Hotel, March 12, 1994
  • Faculty Member, "Deposition Skills Training Program," Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, October 15-16, 1993
  • Course Planner, "Trial Tactics," Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, Philadelphia Hilton Hotel and Towers, April 30, 1993
  • Faculty Member, "Ethical Issues of Advocacy/Litigation," Philadelphia Bar Education Foundation, March 27, 1993
  • Course Planner. "Trial Tactics," First Annual Joint Seminar by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, Philadelphia Hilton Hotel and Towers, May 1, 1992​
  • Lecturer, "The Relationship Between Primary and Excess Insurance Carriers," Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Seminar, October 31, 1991
  • Lecturer, "Hedonic Damages," Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, June 12, 1990
  • Lecturer, "Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice Cases," Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, June 13, 1990
  • Lecturer, "Insurance Coverage for Environmental Claims," DM&H Seminar, Franklin Plaza Hotel, June 13, 1989
  • Lecturer, "Recurring Problems in Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Cases," Philadelphia Bar Association, March 11, 1988
  • Lecturer, "Insurance Coverage for Toxic Tort Cases," Trial Advocacy Foundation of Pennsylvania, October 24, 1987
  • Lecturer, "Coverage Issues and the Duties of Defense and Indemnification," Harleysville Insurance Company Claims Managers Seminar, 1987
  • Lecturer, "Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Coverage Under Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law," Association of Defense Counsel, 1987
  • Lecturer, "Practice in Uninsured Motorist Cases," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pittsburgh, June 26, 1986
  • Lecturer, "The Collection and Presentation of Medical Evidence in Cases Involving Head Trauma," Pennsylvania College of Physicians, 1986